Digital Camera Drivers

Guenter Hopf qe1 at qe1.org
Sat Feb 28 09:45:15 PST 2004


hi,
things worth looking at would be

http://www.teaser.fr/~hfiguiere/linux/digicam.html
http://www.gphoto.org/
and the USB mass storage driver.

on a side note: for the web cam see http://qce-ga.sourceforge.net/

cheers,
guenter

On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 18:31, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 05:11:03PM +0000, S. Anthony Sequeira enlightened us thusly
> > On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 16:47, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> > > I have recently invested in a fancy digital camera for family mugshots,
> > > etc. The software caters for Macs and all versions of windoze, and is
> > > the typical windows thing: Its is made to have 17 interdependent parts
> > > (of which I installed about 7), tries to use IE as a front end viewer
> > > (but only finds Mozilla :-D), and generally does everything you never
> > > want to do but not the things you do want to do.
> > > 
> > > It doesn't matter, because it has installed the camera as a removable
> > > drive, and it can be read by paint shop pro (File/Open). 99% of what
> > > they installed was (explative deleted).
> > > 
> > > Will Install Needless Data On Whole Disk. It still does :-/.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > How do I get it going in Linux? I actually _can_ see my usb devices,
> > > but never got beyond that. I don't even have the nodes, apparently.
> > > /dev/usb is empty
> > 
> > So's mine.  And I've got a couple of USB devices working.  Do you have
> > lsusb?
> 
> Let's see
> lsusb
> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:0850 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Web
> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04cb:0130 Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd
> 
> That looks promising :-). I never bothered with the webcam - it got too
> much like suffering, and the results were sad. 
> 
> root:/dev/usb#lsusb --version
> lsusb (usbutils)  0.11
> > 
> > I'm afraid you are going to have to do one of your least favourite
> > things, read some documentation.
> 
> Do I ever do anything else? :-)). I have improved - a very little on
> that front.
> 
> > 
> > Hints.  Have a look at gphoto2, see if your camera is supported. 
> > Doesn't matter if it is not (you should be able to access the camera as
> > scsi storage I think), but may help if it is.  Don't know if you are
> > using hotplugging.  I would if not.  There is a hint IIRC.
> 
> Hotplug I installed, and fell out with immediately. It's a script, which
> threw in every module under the sun, sent errors to somewhere else, and
> screwed up my usb because one stupid module argued with another and I
> kept getting overcurrent messages. Fearing that something was high and
> low at the same time (ugh!) I hacked the script. It doesn't start but
> answers to service hotplug start (Which runs the /etc/rc.d/init.d
> script)
> > 
> > First thing is to get hotplugging working IMO.
> Voila! 
> 
> root:/dev/usb#service hotplug start
> usb.c: registered new driver usbdevfs
> usb.c: registered new driver hub
> usb-uhci.c: $Revision: 1.275 $ time 18:35:35 Dec  8 2003
> usb-uhci.c: High bandwidth mode enabled
> PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 00:10.0
> PCI: Sharing IRQ 11 with 00:12.0
> usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xd000, IRQ 11
> usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
> usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
> hub.c: USB hub found
> hub.c: 2 ports detected
> PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 00:10.1
> usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xd400, IRQ 10
> usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
> usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
> hub.c: USB hub found
> hub.c: 2 ports detected
> PCI: Found IRQ 5 for device 00:10.2
> usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xd800, IRQ 5
> usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
> usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 3
> hub.c: USB hub found
> hub.c: 2 ports detected
> usb-uhci.c: v1.275:USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver
> root:/dev/usb#hub.c: new USB device 00:10.0-1, assigned address 2
> usb.c: USB device 2 (vend/prod 0x46d/0x850) is not claimed by any active
> driver.
> usb-uhci.c: ENXIO 80000280, flags 0, urb dbbe1440, burb dbbe1cc0
> usb-uhci.c: ENXIO 80000280, flags 0, urb df8895c0, burb dbbe1440
> usb-uhci.c: ENXIO 80000280, flags 0, urb dbbe1440, burb dbbe1ec0
> usb-uhci.c: ENXIO 80000280, flags 0, urb dbbe1440, burb dbbe1ec0
> 
> 
> What's the next thing?
> -- 
> 
> 	With best Regards,
> 
> 
> 	Declan Moriarty.
-- 
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